Venture Challenge x DeGroote MBA – Fall 2023 Edition

| September 25, 2023
Submitted by Alex Cotoc for DeGroote School of Business
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This entrepreneurial thinking project is a structured, short-term experiential opportunity (with honorarium) with a new company that has partnered with DeGroote. For this Venture Challenge you will be developing a product marketing & sales plan, which will include how to differentiate and build the Basadur Profile business.

How Does It Work?

  • Students apply to participate. Once selected, they are put onto teams.
  • Corporate partner (Basadur) provides the challenge and delivers project brief to the student teams. During the challenge, they also provide mentorship to the student teams.
  • Student teams work on projects over a 3-4 week period and deliver a final presentation and report to the corporate partners.
  • Each student who completes the challenge receives an honorarium ($525) through Experience Ventures

Fall 2023 Venture Challenge Timelines:

  • Applications Open in OSCARplus: Friday, September 22
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 27 @ 11:59 p.m.
  • MBA Project Teams Selected & Notified: Friday, September 29 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • Challenge Launch with Client: Thursday, October 5 @ 1:30 -3:30 p.m. (in person at RJC)
  • Client Check-in: Week of October 16
  • MBA Project Teams Presentations & Reports: Thursday, November 2 @ 1:30 -3:30 p.m. (RJC)

For more information, visit OSCARplus. For the application link, click here.


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